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Uria affinis Marsh 1872 (auk)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Alcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335136

Alternative combination: Catarractes affinis

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Notice of some new Tertiary and post-Tertiary birds. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 4(19-24):256-262

Belongs to Uria according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Uria aalge, Uria brodkorbi, Uria lomvia, Uria onoi, Uria paleohesperis, Uria troile

Type specimen: YPM 845, a limb element (right humerus). Its type locality is Bangor, which is in a Pleistocene marine claystone in Maine.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore